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The Filmmakers in Focus Archive features interviews with the directors of SXSW featured films.
(L-R) Filmmakers Jay Karas, Marcus Raboy, Andrew O'Connor
Written by Jim Kolmar | March 7, 2014

Filmmakers in Focus - Break Point, Hannibal Buress Live in Chicago! and May the Best Man Win

Three films with a decidedly comedic bent feature in this edition of Filmmakers in Focus.

Jay Karas' Break Point is the hilarious tale of two tennis-playing brothers at loggerhead as they reluctantly team up for one last crack at the doubles championship. Part of Narrative Spotlights, the film is...

(L-R) Filmmakers Gabriel Nuncio, Alejandro Franco and Fernando Coimbra
Written by Jim Kolmar | March 5, 2014

Filmmakers in Focus - Cumbres, For Those About to Rock and A Wolf at the Door

Films from Latin America are in a new golden age, and we're thrilled to feature a number of them in the SXSW Film program. Today's Filmmakers in Focus highlights three of them, from Mexico and Brazil.

Mexican film Cumbres masterfully paints an intimate world in shimmering monochrome, and an...

Written by Jim Kolmar | March 4, 2014

Filmmakers in Focus - Evolution of a Criminal, Lady Valor: The Kristen Beck Story & The Possibilities are Endless

Everyone faces challenges in life, but the key is figuring out how to overcome them. The three films in today's Filmmakers in Focus prove that most obstacles are only as insurmountable as you allow.

Darius Clark Monroe's deeply personal Evolution of a Criminal asks why a 16 year old commits...

(L-R) Emilio Aragón & A Night in Old Mexico; Terry McMahon & Patrick's Day; Matt Muir and Thank You a Lot
Written by Jim Kolmar | February 28, 2014

Filmakers in Focus - A Night in Old Mexico, Patrick's Day, Thank You a Lot

The three films in today's Filmmakers in Focus form part of our Narrative Spotlights section celebrating high profile narrative features receiving their World, North American or US Premieres at SXSW. Emilio Aragón's A Night in Old Mexico is an emotional drama anchored by a virtuoso performance from veteran Robert...

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